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WAC Recognizes SU for Academic Excellence

Seattle University student-athletes—124 in total—have earned 2020 Spring Academic All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) honors. 

July 9, 2020

Academic Year Ends on a High Note for Student Athletes

Student athletes racked up a cumulative grade point average of 3.585 to achieve some of the best academic marks in program history.

June 25, 2020

Senior spotlight: Archbishop Murphy’s Brooke Jordan left her name in record book

Brooke chose to attend and play for Seattle U.

The Seattle Times

May 2, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Elgin Baylor Will Forever Remain the Most Magnificent Loser in NBA History

A look back at the incredible story of one of the greatest players in NBA history and Seattle U alumnus, Elgin Baylor, '58.  

March 22, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Sounders FC Announces Complete Regional Broadcast Lineup for 2020 Season

Men's soccer coach Pete Fewing will be part of the broadcast.

February 26, 2020

Sounders FC Announces Complete Regional Broadcast Lineup for 2020 Season

Seattle University Head Coach and longtime Sounders FC analyst Pete Fewing will be a part of the regional broadcast as Seattle Sounders maintains its relationships with all of its existing regional television and radio partners.

OurSports Central

February 26, 2020

Seattle U in the News: No. 18 Mizzou softball upset by Seattle University

Seattle U’s softball team upsets Mizzou, ranked 18th in the country, during the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Tournament.

February 23, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Tarik Skubal, ’18, named one of the most interesting non-roster players for all 30 MLB teams

Former Redhawk pitcher Tarik Skubal has a chance of making the Detroit Tiger’s major league roster by season’s end.

February 22, 2020

Former SU Pitcher Tarik Skubal's,’18, dominance raises a big question: When will he join the Tigers?

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire had seen enough. As former SU pitcher Tarik Skubal, ‘18 — one of the Tigers' top prospects — totally dominated on Friday afternoon while pounding the strike zone, Gardenhire looked over at Tigers general manager Al Avila, who was sitting behind home plate.

February 21, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Seattle Sounders re-signs SU soccer alumnus

SU soccer alumnus Alex Roldan, ’18, will continue his winning ways with the Seattle Sounders. 

February 18, 2020

Seattle Sounders re-signs SU soccer alumnus

The Seattle Sounders have re-signed Alex Roldan, ’18, who has switched positions from midfielder to defender with the professional soccer team.

The Seattle Times

February 18, 2020

Cross Country Teams Named All-Academic

Seattle U's men's and women's cross country teams have been named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's All-Academic Teams list.

February 5, 2020

ESPN pegs Seattle U's Terrell Brown to be named top player in the WAC

ESPN handicapped the Player of the Year races in all 32 Division I conferences.

February 4, 2020

Who's the top Player of the Year candidate in every conference?

In the Western Athletic Conference, Seattle University's top basketball player, Terrell Brown, leads the WAC in scoring at 18.1 PPG. In league play, opponents have registered a subpar 93 points per 100 possessions with Brown on the floor.


February 4, 2020

SU softball team

Seattle U Softball Named WAC Preseason Favorite

The Seattle University softball team is the preseason favorite in the 2020 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Coaches' Poll, released on Wednesday morning

January 29, 2020

WAC Honors Continue for Fall Sports

Thirty-one Seattle University student-athletes have been named to the 2019 Fall Academic All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Team.

January 17, 2020

Burgess and Avila-Good selected by pro teams

Going Pro: Two Men’s Soccer Players Picked by Pro Teams During MLS SuperDraft

Nkosi Burgess and Julian Avila-Good were selected by professional teams during the MLS SuperDraft earlier this month.  Burgess was selected by FC Dallas Avila-Good was taken by Seattle Sounders FC in the third round of the 2020 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Burgess is the highest draft pick in program history and becomes the sixth Redhawk drafted in the last four years.

January 16, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Seattle U guard Aaron Nettles moves into starting lineup and team begins to roll

Seattle Times sports reporter Scott Hanson profiled Redhawk men's basketball junior Aaron Nettles and the impact Nettles hopes to make as the starting shooting guard.

January 15, 2020

Student Athletes Score Fall Quarter Academic Achievements

Collectively, Seattle U's 350 student-athletes earned a cumulative 3.337 grade point average during the academic year's first quarter.

January 7, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Seattle University senior Morgan Means determined to end career in style as WAC season opens

Seattle Times sports reporter Scott Hanson profiled Redhawk basketball player Morgan Means as Western Athletic Conference play gets underway today.

January 2, 2020

Men's soccer 2019 season recap

Redhawks Stand With Nation's Elite in 2019

The men's soccer team ended its season with the longest active unbeaten streak in the country at 16 games. The team is the lone Division I program to win at least 11 games in each of the last seven seasons.

December 19, 2019

Volleyball head coach James Finley

Volleyball coach James Finley to retire

In his seven years with the Redhawk helm, Finley led the program to seven consecutive Western Athletic Conference Tournament appearances.

December 6, 2019

NCAA round 2 vs Stanford

Men's soccer season closes with defeat in round 2 of NCAA Tournament

Despite loss, the Redhawks extended their unbeaten streak to 16 games, the longest active unbeaten string in the nation.

November 25, 2019

Redhawks advance to round 2 of NCAA soccer tournament with win over Loyola

No. 16 Seattle University won, 3-1, at Loyola Marymount and head to Stanford for the second-round match on Sunday.

November 22, 2019

Men's soccer wins WAC Tournament title

Men's soccer wins WAC title and heads to first-round NCAA Tournament

The Redhawks beat Utah Valley 2-1 in a double overtime game decided on penalty kicks

November 18, 2019

Seattle U claims WAC crown, beats Utah Valley in shootout

The Seattle Times

November 17, 2019

Seattle U in the news: "Never has a battle between the Washington and Seattle University women’s soccer teams meant more."

Scott Hanson at The Seattle Times previewed this Saturday's first round NCAA Tournament match between the Seattle U and UW women's soccer teams.

November 15, 2019

Coach Jim Hayford secured his 400th career win

Men's basketball coach Jim Hayford secures 400th career win

Men's basketball Head Coach Jim Hayford secured his 400th career as Seattle University earned a 115-81 victory over Pacific University Tuesday night at the Redhawk Center. 

November 13, 2019

Men's soccer awards

WAC Post-Season Awards for Men's Soccer

Seattle U men’s soccer won three major awards at Tuesday’s Western Athletic Conference (WAC) postseason awards banquet, including Coach Pete Fewing being named Coach of the Year.

November 13, 2019

Women's soccer won the WAC title on Sunday

Women's soccer wins WAC title

Redhawks nearly knock off UW in NCAA Tournament first round

November 10, 2019

SU men's basketball

Seattle U in the News: The Seattle Times previews Redhawk basketball season

Two stories in the Nov. 6 edition of The Seattle Times take a look at the season ahead for men's and women's basketball

November 6, 2019

Men's soccer clinched the WAC regular season title

Title in Texas!

Men’s soccer won at Incarnate Word Friday afternoon, clinching the 2019 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) regular-season title. 

November 4, 2019

Women's soccer team won the WAC regular season title

Women's soccer wins WAC regular season title

The Redhawks won their fifth WAC regular-season title since 2013 and earned the number one seed going into the WAC Tournament next week.

November 4, 2019

I was a pro, but felt like a part-time worker. The future of women's soccer doesn't have to feel the same

Guest column by Seattle U alumna and soccer star Stephanie Verdoia, '15. 


October 25, 2019

Graduation rate graphic

Redhawks Score High in New GSR Report

Seattle University continued its run of strong performance in institutional Graduation Success Rate (GSR), according to data released by the NCAA this week.

October 16, 2019

Women's soccer team celebrates Coach Julie Woodward's 300th win.

Women's Soccer Coach Julie Woodward Earns Her 300th Win

The historic win Thursday night over CSU Bakersfield marked Coach Julie Woodward’s 300th victory in her 23rd season coaching the Redhawks.

October 11, 2019

Julia Gorman working on energy kiosk in Zambia

My Journey to Zambia with Seattle University's KiloWatts for Humanity

SU women’s swimmer Julia Gorman, '20, was one of two students selected to accompany a team of professional electrical engineers to Cheeba, Zambia to install a microgrid that powers energy kiosks with solar panels. The senior from Bend, Oregon wrote a summary of her experience and work in Africa.

October 9, 2019

A “Dreamer” draft pick for the Earthquakes faces an uncertain future

Story is about former Seattle U men's soccer star Sergio Rivas.

The Mercury News

September 29, 2019

Detroit Tigers top prospect list 2020: Casey Mize and Matt Manning lead a pitching-heavy group

Story includes Seattle U alum Tarik Skubal. 

CBS News

September 24, 2019

Director of Athletics Shaney Fink with Men's Basketball Coach Jim Hayford.

Leading for the Future

Director of Athletics Shaney Fink, pictured with Men's Basketball Coach Jim Hayford, illuminates the potent impact of Division I sports in higher education and how Seattle U's athletic programs align with the mission.

September 23, 2019

Seattle U in the news: As Seattle U’s Julie Woodward nears coaching milestone, she faces her toughest competition yet: Her daughter’s No. 3-ranked USC Trojans

From The Seattle Times: On Friday, the mother-daughter duo will be together again and will celebrate Jalen’s senior year at USC — and Julie’s historic coaching career at Seattle U.

September 13, 2019

Redhawk Women's Soccer Voted WAC Preseason Favorite

Seattle U women’s soccer has been voted the favorite in the 2019 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll. It marks the sixth time in the last seven seasons that SU has been picked to win the league according to the preseason rankings.

August 13, 2019

Annual Athletics Awards Honor Seniors

Seattle U celebrated its year in athletics, honored its senior class and handed out awards to Redhawks who excelled in competition, the classroom, and the community in 2018-19.

June 24, 2019

Madison Cathcart connects with the ball during NCAA tournament play.

Historic Softball Season Comes to Close

Seattle University won its 40th game of the season and became the first WAC program to win an NCAA Tournament game since 2015.

May 20, 2019

Seattle University Softball Team celebrates after winning the WAC Championship

Seattle U Women Earn History-Making Softball Title, On to NCAA Tourney

Seattle University softball won its first-ever Western Athletic Conference Tournament Championship Saturday and qualified for its first trip to the NCAA Tournament that begins next weekend.

May 11, 2019

Seattle U Men's Soccer Team with Head Coach Pete Fewing

Coach Pete Fewing Makes Impact On and Off the Field

On Friday, Oct. 5, Seattle U men's soccer coach Pete Fewing will be honored at the Redhawks' game against UNLV at Championship Field. He is in the midst of his 25th season as SU's head coach.

October 1, 2018

Pete Fewing, Head Coach of Seattle U Men's Soccer, speaking at a conference

A Quarter Century of Excellence

A season of milestones for men's soccer coach.

August 23, 2018

Seattle U Men's Soccer Team and fans

Can Sport Influence Fans to be more Sustainable?

The game-day ticket that doubles as a free round-trip transit pass. The giveaway compost bin or energy efficient light bulb. Sports teams and organizations around the country are promoting their “green” side in hopes of adding some green to the bottom line but also to influence their large fan bases to up their game when it comes to sustainability habits at home. But are their efforts effective?

July 17, 2018

Seattle U Men's Basketball Team

Men's Basketball Honored for Academics

Men's basketball was among the teams honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) at the sixth annual Team Academic Excellence Awards.

July 11, 2018

Seattle U Soccer Head Coaches Woodward and Fewing congratulating players

A Special Opportunity with Special Olympics

Seattle University was a host site for this year's Special Olympics USA Games, with soccer and basketball athletes competing on campus at Championship Field, SU Park and the Redhawk Center.

July 9, 2018

Seattle U 2019 Men's Basketball Team

Men's basketball signs six players for 2018-19 season

Seattle University men's basketball head coach Jim Hayford has announced the commitment of six players to his 2018-19 recruiting class, rounding out the roster for his second year at the helm of the Redhawks' program.

June 21, 2018

Seattle University Park at night

Let the Games Begin

University serves as venue for Special Olympics.

June 18, 2018

Seattle U Men's Soccer Team celebrating

Church and Sport

Father Kelly assists with Catholic Church's first document on sports.

June 3, 2018

Jacinta Beckley

Redhawks Continue to Excel in Classroom

Thirty-seven winter Seattle University student-athletes earned Academic All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) recognition for the 2017-18 school year.

April 4, 2018

students studying inside the Student Athlete Services Center


Athletics creates a new services center for student-athletes.

March 30, 2018

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Why Sr. Jean and Fr. Rob Matter

Sister Jean Schmidt and Father Rob Hagan got a lot of attention in the national media during the NCAA Final Four tournament. Both showed us a distinctively Catholic way of engaging with sport as an aspect of culture.

March 28, 2018

Seattle U Womens Basketball Team Bench Celebrates

Redhawk Women are WAC Champs and NCAA Bound!

Seattle University women’s basketball is going to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history after winning the 2018 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship.

March 12, 2018

2018 Western Athletic Converence Hoops Tourney

Redhawks Primed for WAC Tournament Play

The regular season is complete and the brackets are set for the 2017-18 Western Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments.

March 5, 2018

Seattle U Drum Line

Track & Field Take Gold Medals in Relay at WAC Indoor Championship

The Seattle University’s men’s and women’s medley relay teams took gold medals on day two of the WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 23 in Nampa.

March 1, 2018

SU Women's Basketball Team

Taking the Cup

Jacinta Beckley, a 2018 Seattle University graduate, helped the New Zealand national team win the William Jones Cup last weekend in Taiwan. The New Zealand native started all five games in the tournament, as the Tall Ferns claimed their first title in the event’s 37-year history. 

January 30, 2018

 Natalie McCarthy

Former Competitive Rower's New Goal: A Law Degree

Twenty years after brain cancer surgery damaged her optic nerve and left her without sight at age 10, Natalie McCarthy hasn't stopped setting goals for herself and achieving them. First, a biology degree from Pacific Lutheran University. Then, competing internationally as a world-class rower. Her latest goal: law school.

January 29, 2018

#8 Julian Avila-Good

Men's Soccer Advances to Second Round of NCAA Tournament

Thrilling 3-2 overtime victory against UW sends team to Akron for Sunday match.

November 17, 2017

Seattle University Men's Soccer Team celebrating a victory over UMKC on 10-14-17 at Championship Field.

Men's Soccer Win Wac Championship; Advance to NCAA Tournament

No. 23 Seattle University men’s soccer won the 2017 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship with a 2-1 win over San Jose State Sunday afternoon. The Redhawks won the WAC title for the third time in five seasons and will head to the NCAA Tournament next week.

November 12, 2017

Seattle University Volleyball Team celebrates after victory against New Mexico State on 10-5-17

Ahead of the Curve

Seattle University student athletes recorded an institutional Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 95 percent for a fourth consecutive year and the fifth time in six years, according to figures released by the National Collegiate Athletics Association.

November 8, 2017

Heidi Franz

SU Cyclist Brings Home Gold and Silver

Heidi Franz graduates with a BFA Photography on June 10, and she celebrated another milestone in late April when she earned three gold medals and two silver medals as the sole Seattle U competitor at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships in Boulder, Colorado.

May 22, 2017

Men's Golf Team holding the WAC Championship Trophy

Athletics Weekend Recap: Men Are Wac Golf Champs; Women Rowers Take a Gold

WAC Champs and Novice 8+ Wins WIRA Gold!

May 1, 2017

Jim Hayford

Men's Basketball Coaching Staff Announced

Head coach Jim Hayford recruited three new assistant coaches to join Seattle U's D1 program.

April 12, 2017

Delanie Parry

Redhawks Make Mark on WAC Winter Academic List

Seattle University placed 30 student-athletes on the 2017 Winter Academic All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Teams.

April 6, 2017

Jim Hayford

Named Men’s Basketball Named

Jim Hayford comes to Seattle U from Eastern Washington University where he spent the last six years at the helm of the Eagles’ program.

March 29, 2017

Cameron Dollar and Lorenzo Romar at Key Arena December 22, 2016

SU Announces Change in Men's Basketball Staff

Men’s basketball coach Cameron Dollar will not return for the 2017-18 season.

March 13, 2017

Chapel of St. Ignatius in the Spring

The Catholic Church and Sport

Patrick Kelly, S.J., participates in a worldwide gathering hosted by the Vatican

October 12, 2016

Edward Reed, smiling while teaching a class

Immersed in Europe

Ed Reed reflects on his international travels with the men's basketball team.

September 12, 2016

Women's Varsity Crew Team rowing at night

Special Honor

Women’s rowing team names a boat for Pat Kelly, S.J.

May 10, 2016

looking upwards at the entrance to the Administration building and colorful fall trees

Driven to Excel

True to form, SU’s ROTC cadets prevail in regional competition.

December 8, 2015

Ariel view of campus on a sunny winter day

Hall of Fame

Athletics announces 2016 inductees.

December 8, 2015

crowd of SU students cheering

Time for Tip-off!

The men's and women's basketball teams both take to the hardwood for the 2015-2016 campaign.

November 10, 2015

SU Women's Basketball Team warming up at the Connolly Center

Connolly 2.0

SU's athletics center is undergoing the most significant renovation in its history.

August 18, 2015

SU women's basketball team pre-game huddle

Early Birds

Student-athletes arrive on campus and get ready for the fall season.

August 17, 2015

a member of SU Men's Golf watching the ball after a stroke

Ambassador for the Game

Alumna Shon Crewe brings a fresh voice to an age-old sport.

June 9, 2015

John Dougherty wearing a SU scarf

Hall of Famer

We will soon be able to refer to our colleague John Dougherty as a bona fide hall of famer.

January 26, 2015

a player on SU men's basketball shooting a hoop

Hall of Fame

Athletics announces 2016 inductees into SU Hall of Fame

January 8, 2015

Seattle U Men's Basketball Team in a group huddle

Winter Sports Preview

Expectations are high as SU's student-athletes prepare for the upcoming season.

October 29, 2014

members of SU Women's Cross Country Team taking off in a race

Here We Go!

SU fall sports are set to kick off their fall campaigns.

August 19, 2014

Seattle U Men's Basketball Team

Let the Madness Begin!

The men's and women's basketball teams head to WAC tourney vying for NCAA bids.

March 12, 2014

a SU Men's Basketball player mid-air at Connolly's North Court

Carbon Diet

Upgrades at Connolly are reducing SU's emissions and bringing cost savings.

January 13, 2014

a player on SU Women's Soccer team with the ball

Redhawk Mania!

These are exciting days for SU athletics, with the action and accolades coming fast and furious.

November 20, 2013

Lights above the crowd watching SU Men's Soccer play at night

Let There Be Light!

New enhancement to Championship Field ensures it will shine on into the night. 

October 9, 2013

SU Women's Cross-Country Team taking off in a competition

Game On!

Here are five things to watch for in fall sports.

August 12, 2013

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